Team Leader – Foundation Skills

Job Type: Teaching/Education
Hours: Full time
Location: SYDNEY, NSW
Pay: $41.52-$44.68/hourly rate + salary packaging + super
  • Supportive and Inclusive Team Environment working for leading not-for-profit Registered Training Organisation (RTO) 
  • Fantastic salary packaging benefits
  • Permanent Fulltime Position (Hybrid home and office model) 
  • Work from Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth or Sydney  
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About Us

Deaf Connect is the largest, whole-of-life service provider and social impact organisation for Deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing Australians. We stand with the Deaf community to build capacity and influence social change while paying respect to history, culture and language. 

Our organisational values of Heart, Courage, and Discovery stand with the Deaf community to build capacity and influence social change while paying respect to history, culture, and language.  
We offer an attractive benefits program including:   

  • Salary packaging, enabling you to make huge savings on tax and maximise your pay   
  • Flexibility regarding working arrangements  
  • Discount membership to gyms and facilities throughout Australia   
  • Free annual flu vaccinations   
  • Free comprehensive online learning portal  
  • Free financial wellness support through our default super fund  

About The Role

Deaf Connect is seeking a driven Team Leader to ensure the use of best practice to design, develop and deliver courses in foundation skills for Deaf and hard of hearing adults. 

The Team Leader, Foundation Skills will effectively manage the day to day running of the foundation skills courses delivered in NSW and QLD. They will be responsible for supporting and engaging our team of trainers to deliver quality courses. They will have oversight of content of resources and may assist in writing lesson plans for trainers to deliver. Knowledge and understanding of RTO standards, function of Training Packages and requirements of ASQA and VET related funding bodies is needed.  

About You

In your application, you must demonstrate that you: 

  • Have experience working in vocational education including knowledge of Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF) and the National Standards for Registered Training Organisations, 
  • Have the ability to develop, plan, implement and manage multiple projects, 
  • Have strong interpersonal skills, 
  • Are highly organised and have strong attention to detail, 
  • Have strong written and signed or spoken communication skills, 
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills. 


You should also let us know if you have: 

  • Knowledge of the Deaf community, Auslan and culture 

Apply Now

Apply now! Applications Close: 9am Monday, 15th April 2024 

To apply you must submit the following:  

  • Either a Cover Letter or a link to your Auslan video recording outlining how your skills and experience meet the position requirements as outlined in the position description (no more than 1.5 pages or 5 min Auslan video recording), and 
  • An up-to-date resume including your name, contact details, employment history and qualifications.  

 If you have further questions about the role, you can contact our friendly People and Culture team on [email protected]     

Deaf Connect is an equal opportunity employer. The successful candidate will require a NDIS WC and Blue Card prior to commencement.    

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